Peterborough: Vision Forum report offers ideas for the town’s future

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

1. Improving means and access to transportation, with bike paths, maps and quality sidewalks to ensure access to community resources. 2. Creating a transparent, lasting, sustainable public/private organization to leverage current assets, effect policies, coordinate and promote outreach. 3. Promoting balanced growth while conserving the look and feel of Peterborough while encouraging economic vitality. Those are the top vote-getters among … 0

Peterborough: Community Center gets grant for kitchen

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Construction should get underway this summer on a kitchen at the Peterborough Community Center on Elm Street, after town officials announced this week … 0

Peterborough: Solar array project moves forward

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Voters were unanimous in their endorsement of solar energy on Tuesday, giving the Select Board the go-ahead to negotiate a 20-year lease with … 0

Greenville: Court rules in state’s favor

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

GREENVILLE — A dispute between a local company and the N.H. Waste Management Council has been settled at the State Supreme Court-level. Yesterday, the court issued an opinion ruling, stating that Pioneer Point Enterprises, a Greenville waste management facility, was properly permitted at the time it was constructed, … 0

Peterborough: Condo hearing continued

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Planning Board members on Monday accepted an application from developer Jack Belletete, who wants to build 29 condominium units in five buildings on the site of the former Lobacki egg farm off Route 202. But a … 0

Peterborough: Subcommittee formed for agricultural amendment

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — In May, voters approved a petition zoning amendment aimed at giving farmers more options for the use of their land. The amendment to the zoning ordinance, which passed by a vote of 470 to 376, called for a conditional use process by which the Planning Board … 0

Jaffrey: Car crash results in minor injuries

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

JAFFREY — Four people escaped a two-car crash at the entrance to the McDonald’s parking lot in Jaffrey on Tuesday with only minor injuries, according to Police Chief Bill Oswalt. Originally, police were told the accident had involved … 1

JAFFREY: Federal grant to help with trail work in woods, park

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

JAFFREY — With the acceptance of a federal grant by the Select Board on Monday, the Jaffrey Conservation Commission is poised to pair up with a national volunteer group to renovate existing trails for hikers in the town-owned … 0

Peterborough: Special Town Meeting to discuss solar plans Tuesday

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Voters will be asked to authorize the Select Board to negotiate a 20-year lease with Borrego Solar, the company that is planning to build a solar array on one of the former sewage lagoons near the town’s wastewater treatment plant, at a Special Town Meeting on … 0

Peterborough: Gas leak forces evacuation

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A leaking propane line forced a brief evacuation of an apartment building on Prescott Hill Road on Tuesday night. Peterborough Fire Chief Ed Walker said a resident called in an alarm at 10:31 p.m. after smelling propane. “We were met by a woman who is a … 0

Jaffrey Cop Log: July 17, 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Jaffrey Wednesday, July 9 Protective custody: At 12:43 a.m., police came across a suspicious vehicle at Sandy Beach. Police say they found a 41-year-old Massachusetts man and two 16-year-old Jaffrey girls inside and near the vehicle, and the girls had been drinking. Police arrested the girls and placed … 0

Temple: Converse Road to get new bridge

Monday, July 14, 2014

TEMPLE — Bridge work on Converse Road approved by the town in 2013 will be moving forward in the late summer and into the fall, after the Select Board awarded the construction contract to Cold River Bridges of … 0

Jaffrey: Blaze fought at MDS facility

Monday, July 14, 2014

JAFFREY — Firefighters from Jaffrey and eight neighboring towns fought a smoky fire in a building at Monadnock Disposal Service’s transfer station on Old Sharon Road in Jaffrey on Thursday afternoon. According to Jaffrey Fire Chief David Chamberlain, … 1